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The second race of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season is The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America at Phoenix International Raceway, Thursday through Sunday, February 27th through March 2nd. The stars of the Cup Series are joined by the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series, the K&N Pro Series West and the Nationwide Series.

On-track action begins Thursday morning with practice for the K&N Pro Series West at 9 and 10:30 a.m. MT, followed by qualifying at 1:30 p.m. MT. The Mexico Toyota Series practices at 3:05 p.m. MT, followed by the K&N Series Talking Stick Resort 75 at 5 p.m. MT.

On Friday, the final Mexico Series practice hits the track at 10 a.m. MT, followed by Nationwide Series practice at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. MT, practice for the Sprint Cup Series at noon MT, and qualifying for the Mexico Series (1:40 p.m. MT) and Cup Series (4:35 p.m. MT); the Mexico Series Toyota 120 race gets underway at 7 p.m. MT.

On Saturday, the Cup Series practices a 9 a.m. and noon MT, with Nationwide Series qualifying at 10:05 a.m. MT; the Nationwide Series Blue Jeans Go Green 200 race goes green at 1:45 p.m. MT. Sunday’s Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 takes the green flag at 1 p.m. MT.

A variety of tickets for the race weekend at PIR are still available – tickets for Sunday’s Cup race start at $25. Visit www.phoenixraceway.com to purchase tickets and for more race weekend information.

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